Monday, March 23, 2015
By Manoj Kumawat
Mahindra Scorpio Automatic getting ready to explore its Charisma
After successful launch of Mahindra Scorpio 2015 in Indian car market last year, domestic car maker has started making preparations to bring the automatic versions of its highly acclaimed SUV soon in India. Since then the AMT trim has been caught under lenses by spies on several occasions and now it is rumored that the car maker will launch it sometimes during the last week of this month or during the first week of April this year. According to reports received so far from spies and images leaked on various platforms physically the AMT Scorpio will continue same body kit exteriors as offered in ongoing versions. The only difference would be ‘Automatic’ badge at the rear portion. It is reported that AMT version would be offered in top end variant of existing Scorpio.
Mechanically there would be no changes under the bonnet of AMT Scorpio and will continue the same engine configuration of 2.2 litre mHawk diesel engine boosting the power of 120 PS and 280 Nm torque at 4000 rpm and 1800-2800 rpm respectively. It would be offered with six speed automatic transmission system and might be offered about Rs. 1 lakh higher than compared to existing Scorpio. Apart from Automatic Scoprio domestic car maker is also speculating to bring the automatic version of its another SUV, XUV 500 also in Indian car market by the end of this year.